Private Client Solicitor
£45000 - £60000 per annum
0113 243 9775
Sellick Partnership are currently working with a well-established, reputable law firm based in Manchester where an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Solicitor to join their team.
Duties and Responsibilities will include:
- Estate planning/wills
Attending meetings with clients independently and advising clients on strategy to meeting their requirements and thereafter drafting appropriate documentation following client engagement - e.g. wills, letters of wishes, LPA's, trusts and supplemental documentation.
- Probate administration
Conducting estate administration independently from initial instructions to distribution including all inheritance tax and administration tax issues.
- Trust creation and administration
Taking instructions on creation of a trust, drafting the same and dealing with registration with HM Revenue & Customs (and ongoing TRS requirements) including payment of any inheritance tax due. Trust administration including accounts, tax compliance, inheritance tax issues, distributions, compliance documentation and dealing with trust assets.
- Elderly client issues
Ability to recognise issues regarding capacity; taking instructions in relation to LPA's; dealing with deputyship applications; drafting the appropriate documentation for the client's needs and registering the same with the Court of Protection.
- STEP qualified/working towards STEP qualification/willing to undertake STEP qualifications;
- Willingness to undertake business development to develop own contacts with hope of ultimately generating their own work;
- Team player - happy to work independently but also as part of a wider team - support and supervision always available;
- Outgoing and personable.
If you wish to apply for this position, or require any more information on the role, please send your CV to Chinyere Clarke at Sellick Partnership.
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